The Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020 finances result orientated cross-border cooperation projects in Estonia, Finland (incl Åland), Latvia and Sweden

Roadtrip project @LightsOn!

Wednesday, 8 August, 2018
The Roadtrip project, an EU initiative meant to introduce 8 young europeans to EU funded projects as well as beautiful places far from home, started their Baltic Route on 25.7. in Rovaniemi Finland. 

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We are back!

Tuesday, 7 August, 2018
The heat-wave that affected Europe in July is now over (hopefully?!) and so are our 2018 summer holidays. Most of the staff is now back at the office and those who are still on holidays will be back soon.

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The Guide for filling in the Application form has just been updated. The new version is available here. ... Read more

Photo submission form

Tuesday, 26 June, 2018
At the Central Baltic programme, we are always on the look out for materials from our projects to be used in programme communication.

To streamline the process of sending us photos, we have just published a photo upload form on our webpage! Now projects can very easily send us material, by submitting e.g. photos via the form. 

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7th Steering Committee meeting

Monday, 18 June, 2018
Last week on 14-15.6 the Steering Committee meeting of the Central Baltic programme met up in Viby Sweden.

The topics on the agenda were:
  • update on the status of the programme implementation
  • the fourth call of the programme,
  • the role and work of the Contac Points and the
  • future of maritime interreg programmes post 2020. 
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At Central Baltic Programme we often rack our brains on how to get stories and results from our wonderful project picked up by media. I guess this is also something that projects themselves think about constantly. Sometimes the project topic hits the chord with the times and the potential results are just so special that it feels like that media attention happens by itself. Earlier this year the FinEst Link project had mayors and ministers attending and full Finnish and Estonian media attention for the whole morning. ... Read more
The Central Baltic programme has launched a public procurement to find an evaluator for impact evaluation. 

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While we are all mentally preparing for the fourth call, it's worthwile remembering that our projects are implementing at full speed. Among other things, modern technologies are actively used, of which our project HANSA provides the latest example. HANSA has published their mobile application that contains information about 9 hanseatic cities in the Central Baltic region. Be sure to check it out.

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The CBEwB project, financed by the Central Baltic programme under priority 1, aims to support student enterpreneurship in the Central Baltic region.

Thanks to the project, so far, 68 joint student companies have been created. One of them, Pets United, was established by a prtnership of young students from Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Sweden. The company's mission is to match pet-ownrs and pet-sitters among people who have created a profile on their website.

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Project LightsOn! found a very interesting way to present the project as well the results it is reaching. This video playlist, consisting of a compilation of three videos, offers a glimpse into the project activities and on the outputs already produced such as their AR mobile game. ... Read more